Radhika Mahtani: Break Diving 10

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Full Name: Radhika Mahtani
Country of Origin: India
Current City and Country: Boston, MA

1. Who are you in just a few sentences, including some of your greatest accomplishments? I am a Data / Research Analyst. I currently work as a research volunteer at Northeastern University; at History UnErased, Inc; and at MediaGirls.org.… Read More

Lessons From Loved Ones: Monroe Mann Sr. (2/2/22 – 10/21/17)

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

What follows is the first LFLO or Leaflow, i.e. Lessons From Loved Ones.  This first one will be about my dad.  It starts with the actual obituary I wrote for the local newspaper, then moves on to some amusing specifics about how he died, and then some lessons I learned from him.… Read More

More Inspiring Quotes, Fortunes, & Horoscopes

Compiled by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

The following are real Chinese fortunes, newspaper horoscopes, and generally inspiring quotations I have encountered over the years.  This is Volume One! 😀 I hope they inspire you as much as they inspire me on my life’s journey:

“Be Patient! 

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Die Trying, Don’t Die Dreaming

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, ME, LLM, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

Wake up people!  You could die tomorrow!  Heck, you could die TODAY!

I hear so many people talking about what they are going to do one day, or what they are going to have one day, but if I ask them what they are doing to reach that goal today, they have a million excuses.… Read More

Battle Cries for the Marketing Underdog: Guerrilla Marketing on the ACTUAL Front Lines.

By Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, ME, LLM, EMT
& Founder, Break Diving, Inc.

Note: this article, written by Monroe Mann, originally appeared as a chapter in the book, “Guerrilla Marketing on the Front Lines” by Jay Conrad Levinson & Mitch Meyerson, published in 2008

This is a story of overcoming odds, and turning the most sour of lemons into the most delicious of lemonades.  I took a situation that most would consider bad luck of the highest order, and turned it into one of the greatest experiences of my life.  You see, on May 23rd, 2004, I was busy running my business school for artists, playing with my band and acting in films, and producing the world’s first wakeboarding feature film entitled, “In the Wake.”  On May 24th, Uncle Sam changed all that with a solitary phone call: “Lieutenant Mann, pack your bags.  You’re going to war.”  And I was scared out of my mind.… Read More